Definition of sweep the board in English:
Win every event or prize in a contest.
- Honours went to a team from Nationwide building society in Swindon, which scooped the business trophy, while teams from the military swept the board in other events.
- Neil Todd, of Gosforth, near Seascale, almost swept the board with 16 first prizes, including best vegetable exhibit.
- American Beauty swept the board, a triumph of thoughtful, provocative cinema over Hollywood's usual predictable bilge.
Definition of sweep the board in:
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